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Acts - Lesson 5

Acts of the Apostles - Lesson 5

Pages 164-208

  1. Relate some facts of Paul’s life prior to his conversion.
  2. Who was Gamaliel?
  3. How was Paul affected by contact with Gamaliel?
  4. What evidence suggests that Paul may have been a member of the Sanhedrin?
  5. What was Paul’s purpose for his trip to Damascus?
  6. Tell the story of Saul’s conversion, beginning with the point at which “there shone round about him a light out of heaven.”
  7. What human elements of conversion-- faith, repentance, confession, and immersion-- can you identify in this case of conversion as related in chapter 9?
  8. What did Paul do following his conversion?
  9. When did Paul leave Damascus to go to Jerusalem? (Galatians 1: 17, 18; Acts 9:23-26)
  10. What was the reaction of the church toward Saul?
  11. Why did the Jews living in Damascus want to kill Saul?
  12. Who sent Saul to Tarsus? Why send him there?
  13. What did he do in his home province? (Acts 22: 18-21; Galatians 1: 21-24)
  14. How did the healing of Aeneas in Lydda produce faith and obedience?
  15. The reasons for Peter’s going to Joppa? Was a miracle expected?
  16. Describe the vision that Peter experienced on the housetop. Explain the meaning of this vision.
  17. How did Peter’s vision prepare him for his visit with Cornelius?

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